Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Minor Child

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. The information has not been proven in a court of law and the individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:

imageservlet (44)On 05-28-2015 at 1:30 p.m. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrested 37 year old, William Joseph Jarnaghan for (3) three felony sexual assault allegations against a minor child and (3) three misdemeanor allegations of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18. Jarnaghan surrendered himself to Sheriff Detectives with his attorney. The Sheriff’s Office became aware these allegations on Wednesday, 05-27-2015.Jarnaghan is a resident of Hoopa. Jarnaghan’s bail was set at $375,000 dollars.

Anyone with information for the Sheriff’s Office regarding this case or related criminal activity is encouraged to call the Sheriff’s Office at 707-445-7251 or the Sheriff’s Office Crime Tip line at 707-268-2539.

Earlier Chapter: Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Minor Child

  • Laytonville Rock

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    Parents need to stop bringing these things to the police, but handle it on their own. Court and cops encourage these people.

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